It may seem hopeless for a fig tree to prosper without any obvious flower for bees to pollinate, but the deadlock is magically cracked by a tiny hero. They seem to reach a silent consensus to remedy each other's weakness while fulfilling the needs of both sides. However, the harmony is under constant threat of lurking predators. Watch the first episode of Silent Wisdom, get a peek into the battle of intelligence vs. muscles.
Special thanks to Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden.
(Top image: Red tree ants are devouring wasps on a fig. /By Wang Yilin)
(Video filmed by Wang Yilin and Zhang Hao)